Posts Tagged ‘movie review’
The Angry Birds Movie - featured

The Angry Birds Movie

Movies fail for all kinds of reasons. The one I can't abide is sheer, brute laziness.
This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows J.K. Simmons, left, and Susan Sarandon in a scene from "The Meddler." (Jaimie Trueblood/Sony Pictures Classics via AP)

The Meddler

A wonderful character study showcasing Susan Sarandon with a lot of heart and a little wisdom, too.

The Man Who Knew Infinity - featured

The Man Who Knew Infinity

An engaging portrait of an unknown genius, "The Man Who Knew Infinity" wisely focuses on the relationships rather than the math.
April and the Extraordinary World - featured

April and the Extraordinary World

A bold mix of steampunk mythology and historical revisionism, "April and the Extraordinary World" is a better idea than the final film.

Keanu - featured


Like Amy Schumer with "Trainwreck," the duo behind "Key and Peele" prove that it's a long jump from television comedy to feature films.
Miles Ahead - featured

Miles Ahead

In trying to embrace Miles Davis's inventiveness, Don Cheadle errs on the side of fancifulness over coherence. It doesn’t degrade the power of his performance.

Everybody Wants Some - featured

Everybody Wants Some!!

Richard Linklater's latest (and, I think, best) film is a haze of partying, drinking, doping, dancing and sex that unexpectedly segues into mystical profundity.
The Jungle Book - featured

The Jungle Book

A mix of stunning CGI creatures and nods to the 1967 animated classic, "The Jungle Book" is a kid-pleasing mashup of somethings old and new.